Interim Library

Woodridge Interim Library welcomes back returning and new customers!

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2014
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Local lifetime learners and book enthusiasts will now have a 4,200-square-foot space to check out new titles, full seasons of popular series and movie DVDs, music CDs, books on disc and novels and nonfiction of all kinds.

The “soft opening” of the refreshing Woodridge Interim Library at 1790 Douglas St. NE will be on Monday, Jan. 13 at 9:30 a.m. The library is equipped with 24 new computers for children, adults and young adults, as well as an early learning literacy station designed just for children. The early learning literacy station is a dynamic all-in-one digital learning computer which features educational software for children 2-8 years old.

Published on Monday, December 23, 2013
The Woodridge Neighborhood Library is closed as of December 22, 2013 for its new construction project to begin.
12/22 to 1/12 – closed for moving and set up of services at the interim location.  Woodridge customer holds will be available at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library while closed.
On Monday, January 13th -- The Woodridge Interim Library at 1790 Douglas St. NE opens for service. This is a freestanding 4,200 square foot modular facility, similar to the ones we have had during the building projects at Petworth and Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Libraries.  The main phone number will remain the same.  You can learn more about the construction project here:  http://dclibrary.org/node/28737

Great Wintertime Reads for Kids

Published on Monday, December 16, 2013

Winter is upon us and there is no better season or reason to curl up with your young one to enjoy a good read. Here are some cold weathered suggestions to get started: 

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by Nicola Smee

Published on Thursday, December 12, 2013

Woodridge Neighborhood Library is pleased to announce a program targeting manga readers and anime watchers.

Published on Friday, December 6, 2013

The near month-long celebration will include a variety of programs and demonstrations and culminate on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. with a closing program for the community. The program will feature world-renowned griot, dancer and songstress Nana Malaya Rucker, violin selections from Woodridge Book Notes, a video presentation, expressions from the community and more! To thank our customers, freebies and limited special edition 84th Anniversary ink pens will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning  Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Words@1:30 Open Mic Poetry program.
Don’t forget to sign our “Memory Wall” on Dec. 15!

Dr. Diane Kern Ph.D. will lead stress-free holiday workshop

Published on Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed or Worn Out, Due to Holiday Tasks, Traditions and Obligations?
Are You Feeling Stress Due to Financial Pressures to Buy Holiday Gifts?
Are You Feeling Sad or Depressed, Due to the Loss of a Loved One?
Are You Feeling Especially Lonely and Isolated During the Holidays?

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Leon's audiobook favs

Published on Monday, December 2, 2013

Leon shows off his favorite audiobook Woodridge patron Leon wants you to know he loves audiobooks! He says that he understands a story much better when he hears a book being read out loud. Leon likes to listen to the Amber Brown and Pippi Longstocking series while he plays some of his favorite video games.

Leon is also a big fan of boxing and his idol is Muhammad Ali.

Learn how to download information from the library's website

Published on Tuesday, November 12, 2013
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Do you have a tablet, smartphone  and want to learn how to download media and materials from the DC Public Library’s website?
Would you like to learn how to navigate and get the best information from the many databases available from the library’s website?

Well, we have just the thing for you!

Join us on Tuesdays for our Tech Tuesdays Drop in and Database Clinics. Learn how to download library media (ebooks, audiobooks, video programs) onto your digital devices from anywhere.

The dates, times and information for the November Drop-In Clinics are:

Published on Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Flash Card GamesBeginning Tuesday, Nov. 5 at Woodridge Public Library, after-school programming will take place every Tuesday and Thursday starting at 5 p.m. The activities below will represent a list of menu options for children and teens to select from. 

Published on Monday, October 21, 2013

locations of current, interim locationsDue to delays with site preparation, the Woodridge Interim Library opening, originally scheduled for Nov. 12, is postponed. A new date has not yet been determined.

The Woodridge Library, scheduled to close Oct. 27, will remain open. We will let you know when new dates are finalized.

You can keep up with all updates related to the new Woodridge Library on The New Woodridge Neighborhood Library blog.